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John Singleton remains on life support, despite reports of death

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Ashley Lee) — After suffering a major stroke , John Singleton remains on life support, his publicist told The Times on Monday morning. The representative for the 51-year-old director clarified his...
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Dodgers' defensive prowess in the outfield has been a run-stopper

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Jorge Castillo) — Dodgers manager Dave Roberts called it the breaking point for Hyun-Jin Ryu in their win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night. There were two outs in the sixth inning and Ryu was...
  • New: 36 min ago

Giannis Antetokounmpo still has much to learn on the path to greatness

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Dan Woike) — More than a week ago in what must feel like a different universe, Milwaukee Bucks All-Star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo talked about the first minute of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference...
  • New: 36 min ago

Essential Arts: 300 artists and a $10-million birthday gift electrify MOCA's 40th

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Laurie Ochoa) — While Carolina Miranda recovers from her just-ended LA Times Expedition to Japan — and the rest of us recover from too many “Game of Thrones” finale gripe sessions — I’ll be your guide...
  • New: 46 min ago

Bart Starr, Packers legend who led team to first Super Bowl titles, dies at 85

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Mike Kupper) — Bart Starr , a 17th-round draft choice who, largely through self-determination, made himself the starting quarterback for the Green Bay Packers , then led them to five league championships,...
  • New: 1 hr 6 min ago

Twins Will and Sofie Kupiec's formula for success = MIT education

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Eric Sondheimer) — When it comes to sibling rivalries, twins Will and Sofie Kupiec have no peers in pushing each other to success. How else to explain the unique accomplishment of two 18-year-olds born one...
  • New: 1 hr 16 min ago

This border barrier got built — and it’s upended lives in Pakistan and Afghanistan

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Zulfiqar Ali) — For generations, families on both sides of the Pakistan-Afghanistan border worked together to till the fields of wheat, corn and rice that spread across the rugged plains. With no physical...
  • New: 1 hr 31 min ago

Joey Klein of El Camino Real is West Valley League MVP

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Eric Sondheimer) — First baseman Joey Klein of El Camino Real has been selected the MVP of the West Valley League in baseball. Cole Kitchen of El Camino Real is the pitcher of the year. First-team all-league...
  • New: 1 hr 59 min ago

Food Bowl this week: Fried chicken, GUSH and dinner in the L.A. River

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Jenn Harris) — Food Bowl, our monthlong food festival, is almost over. Here’s a rundown of some of the stuff you should check out this week before May is gone: MAY 27: ONE DAY AND NIGHT IN BANGKOK BY WAY OF...
  • New: 3 hr 6 min ago

Pro wrestler Chris Jericho seeks new champion for Florida home

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Jack Flemming) — Former WWE star Chris Jericho is looking to knock out a home sale in Odessa, Fla. His lakefront estate, complete with 175 feet of water frontage, is on the market for $1.149 million. The...
  • New: 3 hr 6 min ago

Former Dodger Mark Ellis seeks $8 million for loaded desert mansion

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Jack Flemming) — Four years after retiring from baseball, former Dodger Mark Ellis is looking to score once more in the Arizona desert. His amenity-loaded mansion in Scottsdale is on the market for $7.95...
  • New: 4 hr 6 min ago

L.A. movie openings, May 29-31: ‘Rocketman,’ ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ and more

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Kevin Crust, Matt Cooper) — May 29 Always Be My Maybe Childhood sweethearts reconnect after a falling-out 15 years earlier. With Ali Wong, Randall Park, Keanu Reeves, Daniel Dae Kim, Charlyne Yi. Written by Wong, Park,...
  • New: 5 hr 6 min ago

On a trip to Guatemala with my toddler, her grandparents' fears give way to fun

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Cindy Carcamo) — When I told my parents I was bringing my 3-year-old daughter with me on assignment to Guatemala City, I heard a gasp. “What? Are you crazy?” my mother said over the phone. She turned her...
  • New: 5 hr 6 min ago

SoCal movie events & revivals, May 26-June 2: ‘Cruel Intentions,’ the Hola Mexico Film Festival and more

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Matt Cooper) — Lawrence of Arabia Peter O’Toole portrays the titular WWI-era British officer in director David Lean’s Oscar-winning 1962 historical epic; with Omar Sharif, Anthony Quinn, Claude Rains,...
  • New: 5 hr 6 min ago

An environmental hero has his moment — and so do the photos of places he loved

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold I just had to respond to “ Chasing After Edward Abbey ” (Christopher Reynolds, May 19). Abbey’s “Desert Solitaire” is one of the most accurate depictions of nature I have ever read. Also...
  • New: 5 hr 6 min ago

Corruption case against USC’s Tony Bland shows what government had — and didn’t

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Nathan Fenno) — The floor-to-ceiling curtains were drawn in the sprawling penthouse suite as midnight approached and Tony Bland sank into the couch that, on video, blended into the low light. Assistant...
  • New: 5 hr 6 min ago

A different Oregon unfolds in the wild, wild East

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Kathleen Squires) — I do it every time: overschedule a visit to Portland, Ore. Leave it to a New Yorker to make one of the country’s most laid-back cities seem like a giant escape room with a gantlet of...
  • New: 5 hr 6 min ago

A little-noticed zoning twist is set to spark a home-building boom in L.A.

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Andrew Khouri) — On a recent spring day, bulldozers leveled the low-slung Holiday Auto Plaza in Palms, home to several repair shops. Just another unremarkable commercial building being swept away — except for...
  • New: 5 hr 6 min ago

Two tax hikes for schools could end up on California’s 2020 ballot

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (John Myers) — Though it’s never a sure bet that California voters will sign off on a tax increase, the odds improve when the money is promised to schools. Less clear, though, is what happens if two school...
  • New: 6 hr 6 min ago

Japan sets aside worries about trade and North Korea as Trump attends a sumo match

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Noah Bierman) — The two sumo wrestlers, 785 pounds of flesh between them, paused as the American president walked in from the corner of the ring waving, clapping and pointing to the crowd, who stood to...
  • New: 6 hr 31 min ago